Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 43 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.12% 4.64% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 4.76% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 29
Sheffield median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £55,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 828 778 990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 97.62% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 660 650 818
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,975 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,125 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (56.82%) Java
4 20 (45.45%) Spring
5 16 (36.36%) DevOps
5 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.09%) Open Source
7 14 (31.82%) Spring Security
7 14 (31.82%) Microservices
7 14 (31.82%) Spring Boot
7 14 (31.82%) Java 9
7 14 (31.82%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (31.82%) Java 8
8 12 (27.27%) C#
9 11 (25.00%) .NET
10 9 (20.45%) SQL
10 9 (20.45%) CSS
10 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
11 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 8 (18.18%) Coaching
11 8 (18.18%) Web Development
12 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.91%) HTML
12 7 (15.91%) MVC
12 7 (15.91%) SDLC
13 6 (13.64%) SOLID
13 6 (13.64%) Scrum
13 6 (13.64%) Maven
13 6 (13.64%) PHP
13 6 (13.64%) Red Hat

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Redis
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Maven
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) GitLab
4 3 (6.82%) NUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
1 2 (4.55%) Automotive
1 2 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Spring
2 14 (31.82%) Spring Boot
2 14 (31.82%) Spring Security
3 11 (25.00%) .NET
4 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
4 9 (20.45%) CSS
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.91%) HTML
6 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
6 6 (13.64%) RESTful
7 5 (11.36%) React
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.55%) Java SE
10 2 (4.55%) LAMP
10 2 (4.55%) Memcached
10 2 (4.55%) REST
10 2 (4.55%) Symfony
10 2 (4.55%) Web Services
11 1 (2.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) SCORM
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) DevOps
4 15 (34.09%) Open Source
5 14 (31.82%) Microservices
6 8 (18.18%) Coaching
6 8 (18.18%) Web Development
7 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 7 (15.91%) SDLC
8 6 (13.64%) BDD
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) SOLID
9 5 (11.36%) OO
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.82%) Line Management
11 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
12 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) Java 8
3 14 (31.82%) Java 9
4 12 (27.27%) C#
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) PHP
7 3 (6.82%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) ES6
7 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.55%) Go
8 2 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) OCP
2 2 (4.55%) OCPJP
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Xamarin